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I am interested in running a server application on windows that has hot swappable libraries. The server software is able to recognize when a new version of the dll has been deployed. Right now I am running my server locally, but I am curious if it is possible to run a development environment on AWS and have a local copy of VS2010 deploy right to that server?

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I would recommend against installing VS2010 on a virtual server in the cloud. You can do it for sure, there's no restriction. What is the problem with using your local computer for development? –  bwight Mar 6 '12 at 14:15
    
There isn't anything wrong with using my local computer, but I was just curious if something like this would be possible. I could just write a bash script to transfer the file after my build, but I feel like VS and its all in one solutions would have something for this. –  afuzzyllama Mar 6 '12 at 14:37
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A virtual machine is just that, it's a fake machine running on another machine. Anything you can do to a physical machine, you can do to a virtual machine. Does this work on a physical machine? If so, it should be possible on a virtual one.

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I am more interested in deploying from my development machine to the server. Right now, I can only build to my local drive. I guess I could set up a network share to a location outside my local network, but that seems a bit overkill? –  afuzzyllama Mar 6 '12 at 5:26
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